Faux-Citrine (#ddd600) color information

Hex color #ddd600 is very close to "Citrine" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Citrine (#ddd600), in advertisements, they might associate it with being encouraged to communicate, optimism, self-esteem, the home, and sunshine. Colors labeled as "generic yellow" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

#ddd600 is made up of (221, 214, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.17, 100.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14538240 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. Black should be used ontop of #ddd600 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ddd600. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ddd600 luma #191.70
Websafe hex #cccc00 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(221, 214, 0) Adobe RGB (218.00, 214.00, 46.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 84%, 0%) Closest named color Citrine
rgba rgba(221.0, 214.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.00, -15.48, 46.70)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.17, 100.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (83.97, -16.77, 85.23)
hsv hsv(57.93, 100.00, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.97, 86.86, 101.13)
hsb hsb(57.93, 100.00, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (83.97, 10.54, 92.76)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #ddd600 while the second is the "compliment" #000bdd.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ddd600 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #000bdd.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #ddd600

When you combine pure white with this color, #ddd600, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #ddd600

Darker shades are produced by blending #ddd600 with black

Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)'s Tones

Tones of #ddd600 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #ddd600

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #ddd600 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ddd600 → #000bdd
#ddd600 → #e7e24c
#ddd600 → #000000
#ddd600 → #7add00
#ddd600 → #848000
#ddd600 → #dd6300

Faux-Citrine (#ddd600) in different environments

Seeing #ddd600 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #ddd600 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Citrine (#ddd600)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#ddd600might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #ddd600

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ddd600. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #ddd600

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #ddd600
Java new Color(221, 214, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 214, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:214 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 214f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:214, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00d6dd
Python Color('#ddd600')

Base Conversions of hex color #ddd600

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ddd600. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14538240 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 214, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 11010110 00000000
Hex dd d6 00
Octal 335 326 0
Decimal 221 214 0

#ddd600 Icons

If you're considering using #ddd600 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Citrine (#ddd600) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ddd600 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #ddd600 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ddd600 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ddd600 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ddd600 background.
This text is hex color #ddd600 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ddd600 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ddd600 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ddd600 and white (#ffffff) background.